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County Executive Bellone Announces Extended Services For Seniors During Medicare Open Enrollment

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that the Office for the Aging will offer extended services to help seniors navigate the open enrollment process for Medicare through December 7, 2018. The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is adding four additional locations to their outreach schedule that will provide twenty additional hours for seniors to meet with counselors at local […]

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports Two Additional Cases of West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken today reported the confirmation of two new cases of West Nile virus in Suffolk County.  One individual, who is over 55 years of age and a resident of the Town of Southold, was hospitalized in September with symptoms consistent with West Nile virus and is currently […]

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Suffolk County Schedules Public Health Hearing

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James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, announced today that a Public Health Hearing has been scheduled for:

                                         Friday, October 26, 2018
                                              4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
                                   Riverhead Legislative Auditorium
                                          Evans K. Griffing Building
                                                  300 Center Dr.
                                             Riverhead, NY 11901
 
Suffolk County law directs the Department of Health […]

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Northport & Whitman Girls Volleyball Teams Digs For Danielle

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The Northport girls volleyball team hosted a fundraising game against Walt Whitman High School on Sept. 28,2018. The game was held to raise funds and awareness to support Danielle DeSimone, a Northport High School Alumnae who is currently battling leukemia. She has volunteered her time helping out the team with open gyms, practices and tryouts […]

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RAIA, COMMUNITY ACTION FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE HOSTING NARCAN TRAINING EVENT

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Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,C,I,Ref-East Northport) will be hosting a naloxone (Narcan) training by Community Action for Social Justice (CASJ) on Wednesday, October 11, 2018 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Commack Public Library, 18 Hauppauge Road. To reserve a spot to participate in the training, interested parties should call the assemblyman’s office at 631-261-4151. Reservations are required to ensure enough […]

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Call to Artists

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Inspired by Long Island’s history, create a work that focuses on an aspect of Long Island’s cultural and natural heritage. Some prompts to consider: seaside industry, farm life, Native Americans, the American Revolution, art colonies, etc. Consider photos and paintings of historic landmarks and sites, portraits of reenactors, sculptures of ancestors, assemblages with local artifacts, […]

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Commack Fire Department Hosting Collection Drive As Hurricane Relief Effort

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The Commack Fire Department is hosting a Collection Drive to collect goods for our neighbors to the south who we are anticipating will be in need of supplies after the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence. 

All donations can be dropped off at Commack Fire Department Headquarters, 6309 Jericho Turnpike (just west of Commack Road), ANYTIME, 24 hours a […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Prevention Efforts To Combat Prostate Cancer

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced on September 14th, 2018 that the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge will be lit up in the color blue as part of promotional efforts to encourage men to get screened for prostate cancer for National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Suffolk County will also be embarking on a public service […]

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Twenty-Two Beaches Close To Bathing

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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has closed 22 beaches to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed acceptable criteria. In addition, four beaches that had closed earlier this season remain closed. In total, 26 beaches are closed to bathing.

The following beaches are closed to bathing. Those marked with an […]

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Lupinacci Displays Gold Ribbons At Huntington Town Hall For Children’s Cancer Awareness Month

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci launched a Gold Ribbon Campaign at Huntington Town Hall for Children’s Cancer Awareness Month at the request of the Christina Renna Foundation.
 
“This gold ribbon campaign allows us as a community to speak with one voice for those voices that can no longer be heard and for those children who need our […]

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